What are good jobs to choose when join the air force that will transfer well into a good career in civilian?

I am joining the Air force in the spring/summer of 08 . I need some advice on A.)how to get your recruiter to put in writing a guarantee on the job you want. and B.) What are a list of good jobs that will transfer into a good career once out of the military? I already have my BA degree, in psychology and while I am in the air force I plan on going to school to get my masters , hopefully to aid what I am doing in the air force. My hope in joining the air force is to gain knowledge in a skill that will be able to transfer into civilian life after 3 or so years. I have a family that is depending on my plans so any suggestions on how to go about joining and things to know while in the air force as well as WHAT a good job is would be very helpful! thanks in advance.

Asked By: piotrrudnicki - 9/26/2007
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Most of the people who have answered your question have suggested that you should be an officer just because you have a degree. However, that is not the case. Just because you have a degree does not mean that you will be an officer. The Air Force is downsizing and are highly selective as to who they are accepting for... More
Answered By: blasian916 - 9/27/2007
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Im going in to the air force as well and i think it would be good to do a job that you are good at. There is a lot of jobs in the air force you just have to have the scores to do them, and any job in the air force will get you a good job in the civilian part. Check out this websit: and maybe you can find... More
Answered By: Jenny - 9/26/2007
why not finish your education first and get a commission?
Answered By: Golden - 9/26/2007
Hi... More
Answered By: Raymond L - 9/26/2007
You have a BA degree, so become an officer, and you could get a job as a counselor, or a Psychologist. I believe there are mass bonuses for those career fields too... More
Answered By: George P - 9/26/2007
I have been in the AF for almost 10 years now and I have been a Security Forces all that time but what I can tell is that anything in the Medical field will def be a good choice. Also, if you decide to join you will be deployed for as long as 9 months if not more. Depending on where you go. Before you make the... More
Answered By: SteveMel - 9/26/2007
OSI It can be clerical nightmare or it can be what you make of it. With the current admin passing all these spy on your neighbor for peace and suspect is guilty until proven otherwise, it should have some longevity. Could lead to JAG or something, the skills learned can transfer easily into todays markets.
Answered By: FörtyTwö - 9/26/2007
Since you already have a degree, you can and hopefully are going to be commissioned, you'll be an officer. I would go into a medical field. You can't lose there!
Answered By: gysgt.wife - 9/26/2007
If you already have your BA, then you should be going in as an officer...I'd suggest to specialize in one of the communications career fields...a comm officer gets a lot of training and can even go for a Masters degree at Wright Patterson...(sorry don't remember the school name).
Answered By: Absolut Martini - 9/26/2007
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